Viral on social media is a billboard featuring a photo of the religious lecture by Habib Umar bin Hafidz juxtaposed with presidential candidate (capres) Ganjar Pranowo. The council involved has spoken up. They state that this should not have happened and was done without permission.
"This matter (the lecture billboard) was purely a misunderstanding by the committee and an inappropriate action as it was done without permission and without the knowledge of the Majelis Almuwasholah," stated the clarification letter from Majelis Almuwasholah.
Furthermore, they mentioned that in every religious preaching by Habib Umar, there has never been any connection with practical politics. The council also cautioned that if similar incidents happen in the future, it would not be accurate. The public is urged to be wise.
The public is encouraged to seek the truth first and not immediately believe. On the other hand, this issue has sparked curiosity about Habib Umar's profile. Who is he and where does he come from? Here is the information.